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  • Under pressure, EPA seeks tighter ozone standards

    Under pressure, EPA seeks tighter ozone standards
    The Environmental Protection Agency is proposing more stringent air quality standards for ground-level ozone, the main culprit in smog, the agency's chief said Wednesday. Under deadline to release its proposal by Monday, the agency said it will seek a...
  • Special Report: Putin's allies channeled billions to Ukraine oligarch

    In Russia, powerful friends helped him make a fortune. In the United States, officials want him extradited and put behind bars. In Austria, where he is currently free on bail of $155 million, authorities have yet to decide what to do with him. He is...
  • Chesapeake Energy loses in $1.3 billion bond dispute appeal

    A divided federal appeals court said Chesapeake Energy Corp had no right to redeem $1.3 billion of notes early at a favorable price, saying the second-largest U.S. natural gas company waited too long to tell investors of its plans. Tuesday's 2-1 decision...
  • Fire Department: Natural gas buildup likely led to South Side building collapse

    Fire Department: Natural gas buildup likely led to South Side building collapse
    An explosion of built-up natural gas from a leak likely caused the collapse of a three-story condominium building in the Washington Park neighborhood over the weekend, the Chicago Fire Department determined Tuesday. Neighbors had described hearing a...
  • Local concern grows about gas pipeline expansion, fracking waste

    A proposed expansion of a gas pipeline that traverses Glastonbury has many concerned about the construction impact, as well as the fracking process from which the natural gas comes, and the potential for fracking wasted dumps becoming part of the...
  • Natural gas compressor opponents plan informational meeting

    Residents opposed to proposed plans by Columbia Gas Transmission Corp. to enlarge a compressor station in Forks Township will hold an informational meeting at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 3, at the Forks Township Municipal Building. Columbia Gas wants to...
  • O'Malley administration sets out path to fracking in Md.

    O'Malley administration sets out path to fracking in Md.
    Capping more than three years of study, the O'Malley administration declared Tuesday that hydraulic fracturing for natural gas can be done safely in Western Maryland, but only after regulations are tightened to reduce air and water pollution and protect...
  • Nov. 26 Letters: Sen. Kaine on Keystone XL Pipeline

    A good faith vote A Nov. 20 Daily Press editorial recently challenged my vote in opposition to the Keystone XL Pipeline. I voted against the approval of this pipeline because I believe energy production should be cleaner tomorrow than today. Keystone...
  • Judge: Illinois fracking rules can be published

    Judge: Illinois fracking rules can be published
    A southern Illinois circuit judge Friday struck down a move that would have prevented the start of fracking in Illinois. Madison County Judge Barbara Crowder said she won't stop rules governing the practice from taking effect because the southern...
  • Default rates going up for PPL customers

    Default rates going up for PPL customers
    The price of electricity for PPL Electric Utilities' default customers will rise slightly next month, the Allentown company announced Thursday. The new "price to compare" for residential customers will be 9.318 cents a kilowatt hour, up from the...
  • New House GOP better for science -- by a micron

    New House GOP better for science -- by a micron
    For many thinking Americans, the anti-intellectual core of Republican Party policies was made real during a 2007 primary debate among its 11 presidential candidates, when three raised their hands to say they doubted the theory of evolution. More...